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Awesome Toy Picks: Godzilla Movie Products

Some stuff Godzilla fans will want to add to their collection.

Each week we take a close look at a comic book collectible. That means taking it out of the package. With Godzilla in theaters this weekend, it was the best time to look at a bunch of Godzilla product we received.

A little while ago we received a big and interesting-looking box.

Obviously the side with the big old warning and mention of "radioactive protocols" could be a little concerning. But because of the mention of it being a survival kit, we assumed (and hoped) it would be safe to open.

The first thing we saw inside was a t-shirt.

This shirt is from KINETIX. I have to admit, I've never heard of this brand. I do have to say it's a crazy-comfortable shirt. It's one of those shirts that is really soft to the touch. I didn't notice it at first but it's pretty cool how his name is actually spelled out on his back instead of his scales.

The shirt is available exclusively at Kitson. Unfortunately, it's selling for $58.00. That tells you how comfortable it is. Plus whatever mark up they decided to add. I did wear it for this week's Best Stuff In Comics video. I didn't realize how pricey of a shirt it was.

The next item was a "Smash Strike" Godzilla figure.

This is from Bandai and part of a Movie Fighting Figures line. You can choose from either a "Tail Strike" figure with a swinging tail (that you make happen through a chest control) or this "Smash Strike" figure. The Smash Strike figure is operated through an upper-tail control lever.

You've likely seen this one in stores. It should retail for about $14.99.

There was also a Snickers bar.

Yes, this survival kit also included a Snickers bar. The reason is because they's some licensing/advertising deal between the candy company and studio. Did you ever see that Godzilla commercial?

Should I eat it or save it case Godzilla comes to town and is hungry?

Speaking of survival, there was an actual survival tin.

You get all of this stuff in a sardine can. I haven't actually opened this yet. It seems it should be something you save for an actual emergency. It is kind of interesting that a Tootsie Roll and stick of Big Red gum is included. But I guess you never really know what you'll need when a big emergency comes along.

Another cool thing inside was a Godzilla flashlight.

It's a regular flashlight but when you add the cone on, it makes it more of a signal light.

The last thing was a Bandai Movie Figure 2-Pack.

These definitely have the cute-factor. There's a couple different ones. They retail for $6.99. They're nice and small so you can easily display them on your desk or wherever.

There are other Godzilla products available. You've probably seen a bunch already. Bandai also has an Atomic Roar figure that retails for $34.99. There's a "Pack of Destruction" set that comes with a figure, a destructible building, and a military aircraft for $8.99. If you want a big Godzilla figure, there's a 43" "Massive Godzilla Figure" from Jakks Pacific. It has 12 points of articulation, a swinging tail, and is available at Toys R Us for $44.95. You'll also find adult and children costumes from Rubies as well as a costume hoodie.

There is likely much much more Godzilla merch you can find.

Have you watched the movie yet? You can check out movie review HERE. This coming Wednesday, during the second half of the Invincibly Super Massive Comic Book Podcast of Stuff, we'll have a deep spoiler-filled discussion of the movie.

Have you picked up any Godzilla merch yet? Do you plan to?

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Edited by patrat18

I'll take the snickers thank you.

Posted by Outside_85

So Godzilla is really just a diva and snack hungry?

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Posted by DoomDoomDoom

Cool shirt but $58? Not that cool. The tiny Bandai Godzilla is adorable.

Posted by bunkerbuster05

Oh my gooooood do I want that shirt! Not for 60 bucks though.

Posted by JTHood

If they replaced the survival kit with a cap it would be worth it.

Posted by Jonny_Anonymous

So Godzilla is really just a diva and snack hungry?

I hate the British Snickers advert.

Posted by mak13131313

Pretty cool. Now you have everything to survive an attack from Godzilla.

Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt

Seething with jealousy right now.

Posted by AmazingWebHead

Love the detail on the box

Edited by jwalser3

Uuuhhh?

Posted by KingWillie

@jwalser3 said:

Uuuhhh?

Hahahaha

Lol, that survival kit. At least we know it didn't cost too much to put togather, considering it looks like a bunch of random junk some dude found on the floor of his car and threw togather.

Edited by Lurkero

I could definitely go for a chibi Godzilla

@jwalser3 said:

Uuuhhh?

That's a result of a highly controversial law passed by California in the 1980s. While it is effective at informing the public that some goods have chemicals that "may" cause cancer, it has not been effective at informing the public about levels of toxicity and why sometimes the small amount of exposure doesn't matter even over a lifetime.

To avoid being sued by opportunistic lawyers and plaintiffs, companies generally comply.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Proposition_65_%281986%29

Edited by JakeN7

Smash Strike Godzilla is silly looking. I got the awesome Atomic Roar one though!

Posted by JakeN7

Also, the "40 inch" (he's actually about 20) Godzilla seems really lame...

Posted by G-Man

@jaken7: I guess forty inches from head to tail, not from feet to head?

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Posted by JakeN7

@g_man said:

@jaken7: I guess forty inches from head to tail, not from feet to head?

Exactly. They measured it that way in the video I posted, and came to the same conclusion. That tail is ridiculously long.

Posted by cincyducksfan35

I think I'll wait for the SH Monsterarts figure. It's a really good line if anyone hasn't checked it out yet

Posted by Novemberx2

average looking toys for a avenge film

Edited by iceslick

@g_man: I'm surprised that Snickers bar didn't turn moist or melted being in that box. That Godzilla toy looks awesome though! Baby Godzilla looks so adorable!! Lol

Posted by Godzilla_BK

58 dollars for a t-shirt? That's ridiculous!

Edited by darthfury78

They certainly made Godzilla(1998) forgettable; have they?

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Edited by Ms-Lola

I wonder how many Godzillas there are going to be this Halloween. The marketing power behind this movie is huge. The downtown area of the city I am from had installations of destruction like subways sticking out from the ground. Movies are becoming more and more vehicles for advertisements. It's a criticism but more an observation.

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